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Equestrian Assistant
(Equestrian Association for the Disabled (The))

Position ID: 2266 Last Modified: 06 Nov 2012 Last Full Update: 06 Nov 2012
Opportunity Details
ContactMs Allison Woodall, Interim Co-ordinator of Volunteers, T.E.A.D.; Phone: 905-679-8323 ext 221; Fax: 905-679-1705; Email:
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DutiesLeaders and Side Walkers - Groom and tack the horse, during lesson lead the horse or walk beside the horse to provide stability and confidence for the rider during the class. After the lesson remove tack and give a quick groom to the horse and return it to it's stall. 
Stable Help - Horses must be fed and watered 4 times daily. Stalls need to be cleaned and aisles swept regularly. 
Administrative Assistance - There are many jobs that can be done in our office or even from your home that could help T.E.A.D. to succeed.
BenefitsT.E.A.D. offers a rewarding experience for those seeking a volunteer opportunity that will touch their heart. 
* Free parking 
* Community hours
ClientsChildren and adults with a disability.
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning (8:30 a.m. to noon) 
Tuesday: Morning (8:30 a.m. to noon) 
Wednesday: Morning (8:30 a.m. to noon) 
Thursday: Morning (8:30 a.m. to noon) 
Friday: Morning (8:30 a.m. to noon)
SeasonsSummer - Summer Camp from July 4th to August 26th, 2011
Location8360 Leeming Road East, R.R. #3, Mount Hope, Ontario L0R 1W0 (Near Highway 6)
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsGlanbrook: 20 individual(s)
Ages14 year(s) and up
Commitment LengthShort Term (less than 3 months) ; Medium Term (from 3 - 12 months)
TrainingTraining is provided - Volunteer training sessions are held regularly.
TransportationTransportation Required
Interaction LevelLarge Group
Start DateOn or after 12 Jul 2011
Police CheckRequired
Volunteer CategoriesAnimal Excercise ; Animal Grooming ; Animal Shelter Attendee ; Assistant - Children's Programs, Services & Events ; Assistant - Community & Family Services ; Assistant - Office or Clerical ; Clerical ; Recreational Activities
Skills/Experience* Previous experience not required. 
* Horse experience an asset.
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Organization NameEquestrian Association for the Disabled (The)
Address & Map
8360 Leeming Rd E, RR 3
Mount Hope, ON L0R 1W0
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Office Phone905-679-8323